Thursday, October 9, 2014

Maverick County Sheriff's Office (PRESS RELEASE)-October 7, 2014

A police chase ensued after the driver of a 2010 white Ford Fusion failed to stop for deputies attempting to conduct a traffic stop early Tuesday morning. At approximately 2:30 AM, deputies patrolling the southern district of Maverick County observed the Fusion disregard a stop sign at the intersection of El Indio highway and F.M. 2030. Deputies followed chase on the driver, later identified as Cesar Garcia, up to the 100 block of Chuck Wagon Road, where the vehicle finally came to a stop. Mr. Garcia exited the vehicle and displayed unstable movements, bloodshot eyes, slurred speech, and a strong odor of alcohol emitting from his person. Mr. Garcia refused to perform the standard field sobriety test and also refused to give a specimen of his breath. Mr. Garcia was then taken into custody and transported to the Tom Bowles Detention Center for processing.

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